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Grey-cheeked fulvetta

Binomial name: Alcippe morrisonia, Robert Swinhoe, 1863

The Grey-cheeked Fulvetta (Alcippe morrisonia) is a species of bird in the Pellorneidae family.


It is found in China, Laos, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam in evergreen mountain forests.


This 15 cm long bird has a grey head with a white eye ring and long black eye stripe running from the bill down the sides of the neck.The upperparts are olive and the underparts are yellow.

Its call is a weak chi-chi-chu-chui. It will readily join mixed-species feeding flocks.

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Videos of Grey-cheeked fulvetta

  • Grey-cheeked fulvetta

    Grey-cheeked fulvetta

  • Grey-cheeked fulvetta video - Doi Inthanon National Park

    Grey-cheeked fulvetta video - Doi Inthanon National Park

Scientific classification

Alcippe morrisonia

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Grey-cheeked fulvetta

Grey-cheeked fulvetta

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Range map of Alcippe morrisonia in Thailand

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